The Football Observatory of the International Center for Sports Studies (CIES) published a controversial ranking with the ten most valuable schools of the world. The most striking thing is that the Paris Saint-Germain of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Mbappé it is not among the five most expensive clubs on the planet.
The PSG commanded by Mauricio Pochettino appears in eighth place in a list led by Manchester City, followed by Manchester United, both from England. Chelsea complete the podium, also from the Premier League, ratifying the power of English football.
For example, the value of transfers calculated on all Premier League players amounts to $ 10.3 billion (about $ 516 million per team on average). While the rest of the 5 major leagues the amounts are: 6.1 billion dollars for the Spanish League (305M USD per club), 5.200 million for the German Bundesliga (291M USD), 5.100 million for the Italian Serie A (257M USD ) and $ 3.94 billion for French Ligue 1 ($ 199 million).
The CIES calculation is more scientific and is based on its own algorithms, where its football studies focus on statistics and calculations in the squads. Different for example from the website Transfermarkt, a portal specialized in soccer transfers.
In the 350th edition of the weekly estimate of the International Center for Sports Studies (an independent company with FIFA participation located in Switzerland), the PSG, which also features Argentines Ángel Di María, Leandro Paredes and Mauro Icardi, is valued at 1,100 million dollars, Meanwhile he Manchester City has a value of 1,742 million and Manchester United of 1,653 of the same US currency. Chelsea, meanwhile, sum 1,288.
Barcelona appears in fourth place of Spain, which due to the institutional crisis had to cut its workforce, at a cost of 1,220 million dollars. However, it is presented as the most sought-after in the Spanish La Liga. In the Culé team Pedri, only 18 years old, has a value of between 162 and 200 million dollars. In comparison, Neymar costs between 58 and 80 million dollars.
Behind of the Spanish club is located Bayern Munich of the German Bundesliga (1,211), Liverpool from England (1,181) and in seventh place, another surprise, Real Madrid from Spain with 1,152 million. They complete the top ten, as said PSG of France with 1,100, Borussia Dortmund of Germany with 935 and Atlético Atlético de Madrid of Spain with 901.
THE LIST OF THE 10 MOST VALUABLE PLANTS IN THE WORLD:
.1) Manchester City (England) 1,742 million dollars.
.2) Manchester United (England) 1.653 million dollars.
.3) Chelsea (England) 1,288 million dollars.
.4) Barcelona (Spain) 1,220 million dollars.
.5) Bayern Munich (Germany) 1,211 million dollars.
.6) Liverpool (England) 1,181 million dollars.
.7) Real Madrid (Spain) 1,152 million dollars.
.8) Paris Saint Germain (France) 1.1 billion dollars.
.9) Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 935 million dollars.
.10) Atlético de Madrid (Spain) 901 million dollars.